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Selaginella braunii

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
sel-ah-gih-NEL-ah BRAWN-ee-eye
Description

Partial shade to shade; well-drained, organically enriched soil; easy to grow; not a true fern

 

Cultivars:
Tags:
#specimen#semi-evergreen#shade tolerant#woodland garden#exotic-looking#ground cover
Cultivars:
Tags:
#specimen#semi-evergreen#shade tolerant#woodland garden#exotic-looking#ground cover
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Selaginella
    Species:
    braunii
    Family:
    Selaginellaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 6 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Fern
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Fronds
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Other/more complex
    Leaf Shape:
    Rhomboidal
    Leaf Margin:
    Crenate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green, leathery frond-like, erect, branched leaves.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Woodland
    Design Feature:
    Specimen